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  • March 7, 2007 - CBS Sportsline
    Braves' W.S. MVP ace Burdette dies at 80: Lew Burdette, MVP of the 1957 World Series when he pitched the Milwaukee Braves to their only championship, died Tuesday. He was 80.
  • March 7, 2007 - USA Today
    1957 World Series MVP dead at 80: Lew Burdette, MVP of the 1957 World Series when he pitched the Milwaukee Braves to their only championship, died Tuesday. He ...
  • March 7, 2007 - Washington Post
    Braves Pitcher Burdette, MVP Of '57 World Series, Dies at 80: Lew Burdette, MVP of the 1957 World Series when he pitched the Milwaukee Braves to their only championship, dies in Winter Garden, Fla. He was 80.
  • March 7, 2007 - Minneapolis Star Tribune
    1957 World Series MVP Burdette dead at age 80: Righthander Lew Burdette, the MVP of the 1957 World Series when he pitched the Milwaukee Braves to their only championship, died Tuesday. He was 80. Burdette had been ill for an extended period with lung cancer. Family members were with him when he died at home in Winter Garden, Fla., they told the Atlanta Braves. A two-time All-Star and member of the Braves Hall of Fame, Burdette was 203-144 with a 3.66 ERA from 1950 to '67. He also pitched a no-hitter. Burdette's greatest success came in the 1957 Series, when he went 3-0 with an 0.67 ERA while pitching three complete games against
  • March 7, 2007 - Philadelphia Inquirer
    Braves' 1957 Series hero Burdette dies: Lew Burdette, MVP of the 1957 World Series when he pitched the Milwaukee Braves to their only championship, died yesterday in Winter Garden, Fla. He was 80.
  • March 7, 2007 - Houston Chronicle
    Braves great Burdette dead at 80: WINTER GARDEN, Fla.— Lew Burdette, MVP of the 1957 World Series when he pitched the Milwaukee Braves to their only championship, died Tuesday. He was 80. Burdette had been ill for an extended period with lung cancer. Family members were with him when he died at home, they told the Atlanta Braves.
  • March 7, 2007 - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
    Farewell to a hero: Lew Burdette, the gutsy pitching hero for the Milwaukee Braves in their 1957 World Series triumph over the New York...
  • March 7, 2007 - Denver Rocky Mountain News
    1957 World Series MVP Burdette dead at 80: Lew Burdette, MVP of the 1957 World Series when he pitched the Milwaukee Braves to their only championship, died Tuesday. He was 80.
  • March 7, 2007 - FoxSports.com
    1957 World Series MVP dead at 80: Lew Burdette, MVP of the 1957 World Series when he pitched the Milwaukee Braves to their only championship, died Tuesday. He was 80.Burdette had been ill for an extended period with lung cancer. Family members were with him when he died at home, they told the Atlanta Braves. A two-time All-Star and a member of the Braves' Hall of Fame, Burdette was 203-144 with a 3.66 ERA from 1950-67. He also pitched a no-hitter.
  • March 7, 2007 - ESPN.com
    Lew Burdette, MVP of '57 World Series, dies at 80: Lew Burdette, MVP of the 1957 World Series when he pitched the Milwaukee Braves to their only championship, died Tuesday. He was 80.
  • March 7, 2007 - Yahoo!
    1957 World Series MVP Lew Burdette dies (AP): Lew Burdette, MVP of the 1957 World Series when he pitched the Milwaukee Braves to their only championship, died Tuesday. He was 80. Burdette had been ill for an extended period with lung cancer. Family members were with him when he died at home, they told the Atlanta Braves. A two-time All-Star and a member of the Braves' Hall of Fame, Burdette was 203-144 with a 3.66 ERA from 1950-67.
  • Lew Burdette in the Blog Pen

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    Lew Burdette in the Library

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  • Once Around the Bases: Bittersweet Memories of Only One Game in the Majors by Richard Tellis
  • Red Smith on Baseball: The Game's Greatest Writer on the Game's Greatest Years by Red Smith
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